The Tyranny of Charity: Patronage, Philanthropy and State Intervention

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This lecture explores the relationship between art and charity, from Elizabethan artists utilising their new capitalist system to operate independently of aristocratic patronage, to the current state of the arts where, after centuries of economic self-sufficiency, it now relies on the support of the tax-payers and charitable donations.

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This event was on Mon, 07 Apr 1997

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